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. today, if you want to control the energy in the united states, you want cap and trade, you want to shut down the coal industry, suppress the new fracking technique, which has produced a bonanza and gas and oil, then you do it in the name of the planet, global warming. so it allows a political class of experts, central government to control economic labors in a way that was done in the past in the name of the working class. >> but i hear from people who know about this stuff that tell us we're headed towards energy independence. >> unless the epa stops us. >> charles wants to replace the national anthem with the international. this is not as bad as all of that. >> that is a nice tune. >> he does talk about climate change. >> he talks about the stuff thl us we're science of climate change. i am talking about the president. it is good that he is the inaugural address to signal, we have to do with this. it is important to begin on the subject. you could argue about how it is done, but it will be addressed. >> science seems to be overwhelmingly moving in the direction that the president is
had a lot of empty time. i had a lot of energy. i had a lot of yearning, a lot of unresolved sense of, i very much wanted to express myself and define myself and sort of navigate, you know. i was young, i was 20 years old and you know when you're 20 you just sort of receive the equipment that you've been issued for an entire lifetime. the body, the mind, the skills, the talents, appetites. those things were relatively new to me. songs were coming out and connecting all the time. so i was writing a lot. >> rose: was that the most fertile period for you ever. >> yes, it was. and then after i got enough success to be, to call myself a professional musician who did this for a living, a different and once i got the huge amount of recognition -- >> rose: the first album in "time" magazine cover in 1971. >> then that changed and it became less of a personal sort of private endeavor and kind of a process. but i was really just busting at the seams to express myself. delighted in the language and the music and the changes and you know everything i listened to, everything i heard, meeting the
amphitheater they performed in in the south of france. this energy of getting the energy from the audience. there's a particularly favorite seat of mine. i've been sitting here for the last few weeks here. >> look at that. >> these seats literally are on the stage like you're in the most intimate of intimate clubs. this whole area, this whole zone in here can become a dance floor. >> there will be some boogying going on here. >> one hopes. ♪ >> this city was once the harlem of the west. a rich history of jazz and blues in the '40s and '50s. do you see this venue continuing that tradition or really building upon it and making it something else in the future? >> this city has had a great jazz history from the barbery coast to today. jelly roll morton, the man who claimed to invent jazz lived on market street for a little while. there was a great revival here. the earthquake magunes. the great clubs. the blackhawk. the keystone corner more recently. there is a history here. without that deep heritage, that deep culture heritage, we never could have been here. >> paying homage to those roots
all of my energies to working with my fellow commissioners and the extremely dedicated and talented men and women of the staff of the s.e.c. to fulfill the agency's mission to protect investors, and to ensure the strength, efficiency, and transparency of our capital markets. >> sreenivasan: the president re-nominated richard cordray to lead the consumer financial protection bureau. the former ohio attorney general has held that position for the last year, but his temporary appointment will expire in december. >> we understand that our mission is to stand on the side of consumers: our mothers and fathers, sisters and brothers, sons and daughters and see that they're treated fairly. for more than a year we've been focused on making consumer finance markets work better for the american people. we approach this work with open minds, open ears, and great determination. >> sreenivasan: the president initially used a recess appointment to put cordray in the job, to get around senate republican opposition. senate leaders agreed today on a plan to limit the use of filibusters, at least somew
. the purpose would be, he wrote, to embarrass the administration, to destroy the energy of the government and to substitute the pleasure, caprice or artifices, to the regular decisions of a respectable majority. that's just what the republicans have been doing. since 2007 when they lost the majority in the senate, they mounted or threatened to mount nearly 400 filibusters, blocking everything from equal pay to equal work, job bills and reform. as a result, there are more vacancies on the federal courts today than when president obama first took office. but hold on. when democrats were in the minority and threatening to filibuster against george w. bush's judicial nominees, their leader, harry reid, had some kind things to say about the tactic. >> the filibuster serves as a check on power and preserves our limited government. right now the only check on president bush is the democrats' ability to voice their concern in this body, the senate. if the republicans roll back our rights in this chamber, there will be no check on power. the radical right wing will be free to pursue anything they
and the fact that he sees he needs to get out more and connect more, he needs that energy more that will inform the way he speaks to the public because then they're in his head not just the tell prompter of a written word. >> rose: are we disagreeing with what bob said in terms of making the point that you have to be -- you can do that and reach to explain your case and explain your vision and be able to tell your narrative but you don't necessarily to go out of your way to attack the other guy on a consistent basis or in fact have harry reid or nancy pelosi come out and attack them all the time if you're trying to get something done that demands an agreement with the other side. bob? >> first of all, charlie, one thing you have to is president obama does not control harry reid or nancy pelosi they are more than anxious -- >> despite how he might wish. >> yeah, in willing to come out and attack republicans on their own spontaneously and with sincere conviction. >> rose: do you think that's helpful? >> no, i think it doesn't work and i think he's got a real problem with that. but i think of very
was 697 million shares on the big board. 1.8 billion on the nasdaq. the materials, financial and energy sectors topped the gainers, each increasing 0.9%. we are in the first of the three heaviest weeks of corporate quarterly earnings, and the focus was on chemical giant dupont today. the company earned 11 cents per share, less than a third what they were a year ago but still four cents better than estimates. dupont said it is seeing early improvement in its titanium dioxide business. that product is used as pigment in paint and other products. it's seen as an indication of overall industrial strength. on that note of optimism, shares were up 1.8%. this is the stock's highest price since issuing an earnings warning back in october. gold and copper miner freeport mcmoran led the gains in the materials sector, rising 4.6%. it is the world's biggest public traded copper miner with a big presence in indonesia. despite a drop in production there, fourth quarter earnings were up stronger than expectations. freeport called it an abnormal year at its indonesian mines. it expects production there
of its key suppliers. cirrus logic makes energy and audio semiconductors for apple. shares fell 10.8%. cirrus reported a big jump for its quarterly profits, but revenues were not as strong as wall street estimates. fellow apple supplier sky-works dropped 1.8%. wireless semiconductor supplier qualcomm saw more modest weakness, down just 0.8%. a big apple partner, a.t.&t. experienced the short term cost of selling all those iphones at a discount. but saw the growth slow of wireless new subscribers signing long term contracts. while earnings were up from a year ago, they were a penny per share less than estimates. these results are before a.t.&t. took a $10 billion accounting charge for pension and retirement plans. as the company battles verizon for wireless customers, it is falling further behind. a.t.&t. added 780,000 in the fourth quarter to a total of 70.5 million. but verizon added 2.1 million new subscribers in the same time period to 92.5 million. shares of a.t.&t. were down a fraction during the regular trading session, but gained about 0.5% to almost $34 per share in extende
rare kangaroos. ♪ chevron has been developing energy here for decades. we need to protect their environment. we have a strict quarantine system to protect the integrity of the environment. forty years on, it's still a class-a nature reserve. it's our job to look after them. ...it's my job to look after it. ♪ ...i captioning by vitac, underwritten by fireman's fund >>> every single bite, need it to be -- >> twinkies in there. >> it's like a great big hug. >> about as spicy as i can handle it. my parents put chili powder in my baby food. >> just a lot of chillin
what i do and have been doing it very a very long time, the energy and determination and competitive spirit that still surges through all your veins. barbara walters is, what, 64 years old? she kills every day to win an interview. people of her, quist in britain would have been retired by 70 and tending their begonias in a garden somewhere but she wants to beat me every single day to a booking. i can't think of a more inspiring place to work in my particular chosen profession because you feel you're with the most competitive people for the biggest guess on the biggest platform. for any interviewer-- and we're all egomaniacs at hart, really. we love people to watch our interviews. this is the place to be if you want to be -- >> rose: at this table. >> this very table. >> rose: thank you, piers. piers morgan, good to have you. captioning sponsored by rose communications captioned by media access group at wgbh access.wgbh.org captioning by vitac, underwritten by fireman's fund >>> announcer: the following kqed production was produced in hi-definition. ♪ >> yes, "check, please!" people
it does make tough decisions on taxes, on spending, on energy policy, that america has some credibility that we got it more right than wrong. >> tell me about the lobbyists. who are these people? >> well, the problem with lobbyists, a lot of them come off the hill, a lot of them come out of congress. many members of congress leave the capital and go to k street. and it's a real reflection of how money has overtaken politics. and the real problem with that system is not the individual lobbyists. a lot of times they'll have legitimate points to present to members of congress. the problem is the amount of money that lobbyists represent. and what tends to happen in congress is that the concerns of those lobbyists, the concerns of amgen, become much more of the topic of discussion, debate, and resolution than the concerns of middle america, the concerns of the farmers. you know, in congress, we didn't even vote in the house on a farm bill. this is the first time in the history of this country where a house agriculture committee, on which i sat, but in a bipartisan vote, we worked together, p
energy. read more about these mysterious forces and what scientists hope to find on our science page. and think you've received bad advice about social security? our benefits guru gets to the bottom of that issue in today's "ask larry" column on our business page. all that and more is on our web site, newshour.pbs.org. gwen? >> ifill: and that's the newshour for tonight. on tuesday, we'll return to the immigration debate with a look at the president's plans for reform. i'm gwen ifill. >> woodruff: and i'm judy woodruff. we'll see you online, and again here tomorrow evening. thank you, and good night. >> major funding for the pbs newshour has been provided by: >> bnsf railway. >> macarthur foundation. >> and with the ongoing support of these institutions and foundations. and... >> this program was made possible by the corporation for public broadcasting. and by contributions to your pbs station from viewers like you. thank you. captioning sponsored by macneil/lehrer productions captioned by america." funding for this presentation is made possible by the freeman foundation of new york,
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